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Geisinger becomes the first member of Risant Health

Neurosurgery hero

Personalized neurosurgery care

Combining the latest methods and a collaborative care team for a quicker recovery.

Neurosurgery care at Geisinger

When you need a neurosurgeon, our compassionate team is here for you every step of the way. From common to complex neurological conditions, our neurosurgery team uses the latest imaging technology and treatment methods — including minimally-invasive surgery and laser surgery, intra-arterial catheterization for blood pressure monitoring and neuromodulation to monitor nerve activity during surgery — to provide you with a comfortable experience and quicker recovery, so you can return home as soon as possible.

Because neurological conditions can affect different areas of your life and body, we work closely with other departments and specialists to provide you with the most comprehensive care possible. Some of the teams we work with include:

Personalized approach to care

Through cross-department conference boards and clinics, we collaborate with experts in other fields to create a personalized approach to your care. You'll also work with a nurse navigator and care management specialist as part of your care team to help provide a holistic approach to your condition and treatment. 

While you'll have access to clinical research trials, we also partner with research specialists for initiatives like MyCode, which analyzes your DNA for genetic changes that can help your doctors with your diagnosis and treatment.

Neurological diagnosis and treatment

Our neurosurgeons treat conditions that impact the brain, spine and spinal cord, as well as the surrounding and supporting nerves and blood vessels. We treat neurological conditions including:

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Relief from back pain 

Back pain can be the result of many things, from aging and poor posture to herniated discs or past trauma. When at-home or non-invasive treatments haven’t helped, our spine surgeons can. They’ll create a custom treatment plan, which may include laser and minimally invasive surgery.

Acute stroke care that saves lives

When minutes count, our stroke recovery team acts fast to get you emergency care. We’re recognized nationally as a leader in stroke care, and we partner with community emergency medicine responders to make sure you get the best treatment from the onset of your symptoms.

Advanced care for brain tumors

Whether you need a first-time appointment or a second opinion, our team of neurosurgeons uses advanced technology to create remarkably detailed images of the brain. This allows us to treat brain tumors better than ever, meaning you get the best available treatment.

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Neurosurgery at Geisinger

From brain tumor care to back pain treatment, our neurosurgeons are trained in the latest treatment methods and minimally-invasive surgeries. We offer:

  • Treatment for neurosurgery emergencies, 24/7: With a Level I trauma center, four Level II trauma centers and a Level II pediatric trauma center, we’re prepared to treat head, neck and spinal cord injuries — including the most complex ones.
  • Comprehensive Stroke Centers: Geisinger Medical Center and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center have been designated as Comprehensive Stroke Centers by the Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. This means that our centers have been recognized for providing the highest level of care to those with the most severe and complicated types of stroke. You have access to stroke neurologists and neuroendovascular specialists 24/7, so we're here when you need us most.
  • Minimally-invasive surgery: Our experienced surgeons are trained in the latest minimally-invasive surgery and laser surgery options so you get the best care when you need it most.
  • Life Flight® emergency transportation: Our Life Flight® ground and air transportation team provides lifesaving care and swiftly transports those who need critical care to the appropriate trauma center. Learn about Life Flight.
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